St. Paddy’s Cheerios® Treats

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12
St. Paddy’s Cheerios® Treats


cup light corn syrup
cup sugar
cup creamy peanut butter
cups Cinnamon Burst Cheerios™ cereal, crushed
cup green summer coating candy wafers (about 2 oz)*
Assorted decorating sprinkles


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  • 1
    In 3-quart saucepan, heat corn syrup and sugar to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Cook until sugar dissolves; remove from heat. Add peanut butter; stir until smooth. Stir in cereal until well combined.
  • 2
    Spray inside edges of 2 1/2-inch shamrock-shaped cookie cutter with cooking spray. Spoon about ¼-cup cereal mixture into cutter. With piece of waxed paper over cereal, firmly press mixture into cookie cutter.
  • 3
    Push cereal mixture out of the cutter onto sheet of waxed paper. Repeat with remaining cereal mixture, spraying cookie cutter as needed. Allow to cool about 30 minutes before decorating.
  • 4
    In small microwaveable bowl, melt candy wafers on Medium (50%) 1 minute; stir. Continue to microwave at 15-second intervals, stirring between each until smooth. Spread over top of each treat.
  • 5
    Decorate as desired.



Expert Tips

  • If you don’t have a shamrock-shaped cookie cutter, just form the cereal into shamrock shapes.
  • (Any flavor Cheerios® cereal will work in this recipe.)

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